Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Early Outcome of Neonatal Sepsis--A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Newton2016EffectOZ,
  title={Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Early Outcome of Neonatal Sepsis--A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Banupriya Newton and Ballambattu Vishnu Bhat and Benet Bosco Dhas and Nivedita Mondal and Sridhar Magadi Gopalakrishna},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={83 4},
  pages={289-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To find the effect of zinc supplementation on the outcome of neonatal sepsis at one month of age. METHODS This randomized controlled trial was conducted in a tertiary care neonatal unit, enrolling neonates with clinical features of sepsis and positive blood culture or positive sepsis screening tests. The treatment group received 3 mg/kg/twice a day of zinc sulfate monohydrate orally for 10 d along with standard antibiotic therapy. The control group received standard antibiotic… CONTINUE READING

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